Crisis management – a green perspective.


Greenskull’s official title was Chief Co-ordinator of Information Management, which is a nice way of saying he was in charge of all PR for the “cause” or to put it more simply, a spin doctor, and he was good at it. Things had been going rather badly in the wake of the Copenhagen disaster, hence … Continue reading

Drowning in the Big Green Pond.


This is another guest article by Graeme, one of our regular contributing authors. It deals with the innate limiting factors of renewable energy sources, and though such considerations can be quite technical, it describes them in clear everyday language for the benefit of anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of the salient issues without first … Continue reading

Why we fight – Malaria.


If you write, there’s this magical thing that happens once in a while. A story or a character takes on a life of their own and begins to write itself. You’re relegated to just being the typist. It’s automatic writing. The first time it happens, you try to rein it in and plough on with … Continue reading

Am I standing up straight enough Daddy?


I blog because there are certain things I feel strongly about. So many of those things are unfashionable amongst the media chatterati, who labour under the twin delusions that not only do they hold the one correct political viewpoint on any question, but they also represent some righteous but silent majority who also hold that … Continue reading

Bang, pause, bang.


I have family in the police, military and security services and those lines are necessarily blurred these days. One of them, a niece of mine, has done a number of tours into the war zones. She pushed hard to get those assignments, because from then on the salute isn’t to a girlie who happens to outrank you. Once a … Continue reading